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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 24th Dec 17, 11:20 AM
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    Keep Moving Challenge for 2018
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    • 24th Dec 17, 11:20 AM
    Keep Moving Challenge for 2018 24th Dec 17 at 11:20 AM
    With so many folk having fit-bit type devices (or similar) and keeping a note of how far they have walked or run each day I start this thread as an open challenge to record your distances.

    No specific target this year, just set your own.

    Whether you will be walking, running, cycling or swimming I hope that you will use this thread to keep us updated on your progress.
    Use the thread as a way to encourage others to keep moving and to get motivation yourself.

    It is good to have a target to aim for but don't over stretch yourself so much that you either get disappointed in your own progress or find that you have too much to make up after coming back from a holiday or extra work having cut back your miles.

    I say miles simply because I am old and still measure that way but your own personal challenge could be anything from miles, kilometers, laps, steps etc.
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Keep Moving in 2018 Challenge - Target 3333 miles
    This week - 77.4
    Total so far - 2848
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    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 3rd Apr 18, 7:06 AM
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    Finally fixed my problem with fitbit syncing (fingers crossed)

    Found the dongle thing that came with it and have put it on laptop.
    Still not syncing immediately but eventually gets there.

    42.51 miles to add for last week.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £236.71/July £183.73/Aug £251.84/Sep £214.78
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...1383.87 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626.£44,182,£43,721
    • bugslet
    • By bugslet 3rd Apr 18, 7:48 AM
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    I am amazed and very pleased with myself. Having considered that I would be in a holding position having measured my steps since 2015 and being over 70 years of age.
    BUT, BUT, BUT.
    First quarter 2018 I have exceeded my 2017 first quarter by 30%.

    A number of special reasons perhaps and I will see as the year unfolds.
    However one of those may be that my wife has this year become interested in my step numbers. Perhaps I have something to prove?
    Originally posted by gfplux
    Just wait till she catches you up gf, then you'll find yourself doing 70% more

    Just 35.6 miles for me this week, but that's to be expected as I am cutting back the miles as part of a taper for Manchester Marathon next Sunday.
    571.0 miles for the year to date.
    Originally posted by indesisiv
    Good luck with the run, it starts just up the road from where I work.
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 3rd Apr 18, 9:06 AM
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    Good luck with the run, it starts just up the road from where I work.
    Originally posted by bugslet
    Thanks .. tbh I am more worried about getting to the start line than I am about the run! Never been on a tram before and the trams don't seem to make sense. Why couldn't they call the lines something like the london underground so you know which line you are getting on?
    I'm so unorganised that I don't actually know what time the race starts yet, but I do have my number and know which starting pen I am in so that's a step in the right direction.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • bugslet
    • By bugslet 3rd Apr 18, 11:28 AM
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    When at work, I walk across tram lines all the time as I trundle round on the morning dog walk, but apart from getting one once about 15 years ago, I've no idea. I don't think they are particularly hard to fathom once you are on the station!
    • alba7
    • By alba7 7th Apr 18, 5:33 PM
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    35.1 miles this week. That is the most I have ever managed to do. My total for the year so far is 428.57 miles. Very happy!
    • bugslet
    • By bugslet 9th Apr 18, 3:40 PM
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    How did you do Indesisiv - time wise and finding the right tram!
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 9th Apr 18, 9:24 PM
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    How did you do Indesisiv - time wise and finding the right tram!
    Originally posted by bugslet
    It went well for 20 miles then fell to bits.. but I still managed to do sub 3 hrs so it wasn't a total disaster.
    Trams were dead easy actually, thanks.

    31.9 miles for me this week bringing me up to 607.5 miles for the year. Next week will be about 10 miles as I am now resting my leg in a hope that I can actually take the time to get my injuries better!!
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 9th Apr 18, 11:28 PM
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    41.10 miles to add for me for the last week.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £236.71/July £183.73/Aug £251.84/Sep £214.78
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...1383.87 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626.£44,182,£43,721
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 15th Apr 18, 4:35 PM
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    A grand total of around 7 miles this week.
    Taking a couple of weeks off running to get all of my injuries better before I get back at it.
    610.4 miles to date.
    Although I have cycled around 100 miles this week as that doesn't impact on my injury.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 17th Apr 18, 9:33 AM
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    A bit better week for me 49.70 miles.

    So close to the 50 mile I would have prefered but not grumbling.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £236.71/July £183.73/Aug £251.84/Sep £214.78
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...1383.87 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626.£44,182,£43,721
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 21st Apr 18, 7:20 PM
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    Might as well check in today, due to trying to rest the injury, just 3 miles to add. I won't be running tomorrow, so just going to do a long cycle on the turbo trainer whilst watching the marathon.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 21st Apr 18, 8:24 PM
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    This could be my last 'plus' week for a while, my stupid dog crossed in front of me and I stood on his rear paw, he is now limping quite badly.

    Obviously his health comes first so I'll get him to the vet asap and see what they say.
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Keep Moving in 2018 Challenge - Target 3333 miles
    This week - 77.4
    Total so far - 2848
    • Dandytf
    • By Dandytf 22nd Apr 18, 9:13 AM
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    I have gym-resistance training today-not yet weight training standards.
    Using Apple Watch+iPhone 8 to track twice weekly gym simple workouts.
    I have m.s. I'm trying to keep moving as much as possible in 30-60 mins workouts.
    Mainly treadmill -and bike machines trainer -more recently resistance stretching and weight pressing machines -forgot the the names of those.
    e.g. last Tues
    475 move calories
    59 mins exercise-machines
    3.84 miles

    Thats one example per gym visit.
    Enjoying mixing tech via gym training.
    Last edited by Dandytf; 22-04-2018 at 6:05 PM.
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    • alba7
    • By alba7 22nd Apr 18, 9:42 AM
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    32 miles for me this week, a normal week at work. Still on track though, so I am happy.
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 25th Apr 18, 8:19 PM
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    After a couple of days of low milage while the dogs paw healed, he was back to his usual self today so my primary weekly total should still be acheivable, something I never thought would happen at the start of the week.

    I have plenty in reserve anyway but it will still be nice to hit my target
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Keep Moving in 2018 Challenge - Target 3333 miles
    This week - 77.4
    Total so far - 2848
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 29th Apr 18, 3:44 PM
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    Just 6.6 miles for me this week, as I was still resting my leg. Went out today for the 6.6 miles as a really gentle run, so hoping to start ramping back up the training next week all being well. I did manage 145 miles on the bike this week though.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • alba7
    • By alba7 29th Apr 18, 5:30 PM
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    31.19 miles for me this week. I have walked 134 miles this month (with one day to go) so I am well over my 125 mile target.
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 5th May 18, 8:36 PM
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    Good week for me, I averaged 11 miles a day taking my total up to 1384
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Keep Moving in 2018 Challenge - Target 3333 miles
    This week - 77.4
    Total so far - 2848
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 6th May 18, 3:16 PM
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    27 miles for me this week. (Not pretty but at least it was some miles) Going to take some time to get back to fitness, as the runs today my HR was extremely high for the pace I was doing!!
    643 miles for the year so far.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • alba7
    • By alba7 6th May 18, 4:23 PM
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    31.83 miles for me this week - fairly normal. I have been working in the garden today so no walking yet but might try to fit a short one in this evening when it might be cooler!
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